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Scott St. John

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Scott St. John

Chief Marketing & Sales Officer (CMSO)

Scott St. John has spent over 25 years in the network technology industry. He has a proven track record of building high performance teams in sales, marketing and customer service, as well as driving strategy to meet overall corporate goals. Scott joined ADVA Optical Networking in 2017, as part of the acquisition of MRV Communications, and was appointed CMSO and a member of the management board in October of 2017. Prior to his role at ADVA, Scott was SVP of global sales and service at MRV Communications since 2014, re-structuring the sales and service teams and driving adoption of new packet and optical platforms by over 175 customers globally.  From 2004 to 2013, he served Overture Networks in senior sales and service leadership roles, delivering nine consecutive years of sales growth. Scott has also held sales leadership positions at Saisei, Larscom and VINA Technologies, as well as sales, marketing and finance roles at Lucent Technologies and AT&T.

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